Sarah McNab is a general paediatrician and the Director of General Medicine at The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. She holds honorary appointments with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (where she completed a Clinician Scientist Fellowship) and The University of Melbourne. Sarah’s PhD research compared intravenous fluids in children and helped lead international practice change. Subsequently, she founded and co-chairs CIRCAN (Children’s Inpatient Research Collaboration of Australia and New Zealand) which has representatives from 42 hospitals.
She is a co-investigator on the ARROW trial, a multicentre RCT comparing OM-85 with placebo for the prevention of preschool wheeze. Sarah also has the happy chaos of being mum to three primary-school aged boys: Jack, Hugo and Ted.